Consulting Engineer

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id
    1217757
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<b>What You'll Do</b>

● Provide Planning, Designing, Implementation, Operation and Optimization services to Cisco Advanced Services Customers around Cisco’s Data Center products and solutions. Participate in the preparation of proposals and Statements of Work. Establish trusted advisor relationship with customer management and teams on Data Center Infrastructure areas and future technology trends
● Participates in or leads complex Data Center and Cloud infrastructure (network, storage and compute) design/implementation and migration, performance engineering or problem resolution projects. Solves complex, cross-functional issues that cross many technologies in network, server, storage, O/S, virtualization, consolidation, middleware, security, applications, operations, content switching, caching and/or content delivery networks, and security. Applies good analytic process to help bring any issue to resolution.
● Provides technical support for customers during software and hardware upgrades and Proof of Concepts. Delivers migration plans, with a thorough understanding on networked applications and related dependencies. Ensure   compliance to delivery methodology operational structure, roles & responsibilities. Participates in weekly status meetings and other ad-hoc interactions with the customer managing specific asks from the customer and managing customer expectations from Cloud Consumption engagements
● Support the PM in resolution of project issues. Track deliverables against the engagement schedule and support the PM track financial, resource and material requirements for the engagements. Ensure smooth closure of engagements using relationship with the customer to guide them to the next step i.e. Sampler service to Assessment Service, Assessment Service to Optimization Service.
● Guide other consultants and engineers, resolving challenges and ensuring   customer success. A high degree of raw analytic horse-power, logical reasoning ability, and curiosity. Be creative with a practical approach and have an intuitive feel for financial consequences of recommendations. This individual will be passionate about their area of expertise and be interested in a specialist track as a long-term career objective. The winning candidate will have a clear record of achievement, a willingness to work hard and perseverance to make things happen

<b>Who You'll Work With</b>

Global Delivery Centers (GDC) provides flexible and innovative ways to help meet customer needs while improving profitability for Advanced Services (AS) delivery teams. GDC’s highly technical global resources support customer engagements in all theaters acting as a seamless delivery partner to AS practice and theater teams.

GDCs are located in strategic regions around the globe - Bangalore, Pune,Dalian, Mexico City, Krakow and Raleigh (RTP) - enabling a more consistent and relevant customer experience across barriers of time zone, language and local regulations.

Cloud and IT Transformation Team : 
Come join the Cloud and IT Transformation team in the GDC focusing on Data Center technologies as a Network Consulting Engineer. We need a creative problem solver, comfortable with challenging the status quo and rapidly responding to escalated issues. With a seasoned mix of broad networking knowledge and specific area expertise, as well as excellent Customer Relationship Management skills, you're well positioned to become a trusted advisor capable of building solid, long-term relationships with customers. 

<b>Who You Are</b>

Typically requires university degree equivalent along with 3+ years of experience in network engineering or telecommunications support environment
• Any Data Center related certification is a plus (CCNA, CCNP, VCP, etc.)
• Experience in designing, deploying & supporting Cisco solutions required
• Operation and configuration of Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS)
• Knowledge of server virtualization solutions (e.g. VMware vSphere, Microsoft SCVMM, OpenStack, etc.) 
• Knowledge of operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, Unix, etc.) 
• Knowledge of Storage protocols (SCSI, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, FCoE, NSF, etc.)
• Knowledge of vertical markets and understanding customer challenges
• Able to demonstrate experience working with large complex projects and strategic account teams. 

Desired Skills
• Understanding of networking protocols and technologies (STP, VLANs, EhterChannel, vPC, QoS, etc)
• Operation and configuration of Cisco’s SAN switches (e.g. Nexus, MDS switches) 
• Operation and configuration of data storage equipment (e.g. NetApp, EMC,   etc.)
• Knowledge of business applications (e.g. SAP, MS Exchange, etc.) 
• Experience in scripting languages (PS,Python,JS,Shell) is a plus<b>Why Cisco</b>

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco. 

 

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